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Mask Wars

(2010)
(Crime on the Fens)
(The first book in the DI Nikki Galena & DS Joe Easter series)
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A NEW CRIME THRILLER WITH A COMPELLING DETECTIVE WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO AVENGE HER DAUGHTER

THE DETECTIVE DI Nikki Galena: A police detective with nothing left to lose, she's seen a girl die in her arms, and her daughter will never leave the hospital again. She's got tough on the criminals she believes did this to her. Too tough. And now she's been given one final warning: make it work with her new sergeant, DS Joseph Easter, or she's out.

HER PARTNER DS Joseph Easter is the handsome squeaky-clean new member of the team. But his nickname "Holy Joe" belies his former life as a soldier. He has an estranged daughter who blames him for everything that went wrong with their family.

THEIR ADVERSARY is a ruthless man who holds DI Galena responsible for his terrible disfigurement.

The town is being terrorised by gangs of violent thugs, all wearing identical hideous masks. Then a talented young female student goes missing on the marsh and Nikki and Joseph find themselves joining forces with a master criminal in their efforts to save her. They need to look behind the masks, but when they do, they find something more sinister and deadly than they ever expected . . .

This is an exciting and absorbing crime thriller that you won't be able to put down from start to thrilling finish

THE SETTING The Lincolnshire Fens: great open skies brood over marshes, farmland, and nature reserves. It is not easy terrain for the Fenland Constabulary to police, due to the distances between some of the remote Fen villages, the dangerous and often misty lanes, and the poor telephone coverage. There are still villages where the oldest residents have never set foot outside their own farmland and a visit to the nearest town is a major event. But it has a strange airy beauty to it, and above it all are the biggest skies you've ever seen.

DISCOVER YOUR NEXT FAVOURITE MYSTERY SERIES NOW

Perfect for fans of Rachel Abbott, Robert Bryndza, Mel Sherratt, Angela Marsons, Colin Dexter, or Ruth Rendell.

CRIME ON THE FENS is the first novel in a gripping new crime fiction series.

THE BEST-SELLING NIKKI GALENA SERIES
Book 1: CRIME ON THE FENS
Book 2: SHADOW OVER THE FENS
Book 3: HUNTED ON THE FENS
Book 4: KILLER ON THE FENS
Book 5: STALKER ON THE FENS (NEW!)

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Used availability for Joy Ellis's Mask Wars

Hardback Editions

May 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Mask Wars
Author(s): Joy Ellis
ISBN: 0-7090-9021-8 / 978-0-7090-9021-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

June 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: CRIME ON THE FENS: a gripping detective thriller full of suspense
Author(s): Joy Ellis
ISBN: 1-911021-61-3 / 978-1-911021-61-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Joffe Books
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Audio Editions

December 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: Crime on the Fens
Author(s): Joy Ellis
ISBN: 1-5159-1535-2 / 978-1-5159-1535-5
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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December 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: Crime on the Fens
Author(s): Joy Ellis
ISBN: 1-5159-6535-X / 978-1-5159-6535-0
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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December 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Crime on the Fens: DI Nikki Galena, Book 1
Author(s): Joy Ellis
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


December 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Crime on the Fens: DI Nikki Galena, Book 1
Author(s): Joy Ellis
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


December 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Crime on the Fens: DI Nikki Galena, Book 1
Author(s): Joy Ellis
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: CRIME ON THE FENS a gripping detective thriller full of suspense
Author(s): JOY ELLIS
Publisher: Joffe Books Mystery, Crime Thriller, Suspense Fiction
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA